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J Clin Ultrasound. 2012 Jun;40(5):314-8. doi: 10.1002/jcu.20878. Epub 2011 Sep 26.

Unusual combination of bilateral testicular microlithiasis and tubular ectasia of the rete testis with left intra- and extratesticular varicocele in a 17-year-old boy.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5030, USA. neilhans@med.umich.edu

Abstract

We describe the rare combination of testicular microlithiasis, unilateral intra/extratesticular varicocele, and tubular ectasia of the rete testis in a 17-year-old boy who presented with testicular pain following a trauma. He had a prior history of undescended testis and orchiopexy in childhood. His workup included a normal abdominal ultrasound and a sperm analysis demonstrating a low sperm count with sperm dysmotility. A follow-up ultrasound was unchanged, and he has been managed conservatively. This combined set of findings has not been previously reported.

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21953309
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10.1002/jcu.20878
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